Vice President - Business Development

  • Location: Fraser Valley
  • Posting Date: January 12, 2022
  • Job Order ID: 729803.1
  • Consultant: James Palmer
  • Industry: Building Materials
For over 25 years, our client has been a leader in their field in building products with sales throughout North America. Due to continued growth, this award-winning manufacturer has created a new position on the executive team. They are adding a VP of Business Development to help them continue to grow at a rapid pace. If you are a driven and accomplished leader, have dealer/franchise experience and thrive in a fun, fast-paced environment this could be the opportunity that you have been looking for.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
  • Ownership of the distribution network from a structure, sales & service standpoint
  • Manage the sales network, network structure and ensuring excellent customer experience in the field
  • Coach, lead and mentor business development staff
  • Develop, manage and achieve budgets and sales forecasts
  • Gather, communicate and be the voice and advocate for all business partners
  • Create a relationship with and add value to all independent dealer/distributor partners
  • Act as a Key Account Manager for strategic accounts
  • Be an active member of the leadership team
What We’re Looking For Includes:
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited post-secondary institution in a related field
  • Strong leadership, mentoring, coaching and motivational skills
  • 10+ years of experience in Senior Leadership role
  • Experience in the building products world
  • Detailed knowledge of distribution networks and a broad understanding of manufacturing
  • Key account management experience with large-scale retailers and e-tailers
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
  • A positive and professional disposition
  • The ability to travel 30 – 50% of the time
An excellent salary and bonus structure are available for the right candidate. Please apply directly, only candidates who are willing to work hard and have fun at work every day will be considered for this values-driven business.
If this sounds like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table apply now!